May 13, 2016

ALONG THE ANGLOSPHERE:

Amid Russian Aggression, Nordic States Determined To Maintain Sanctions After Obama White House Meeting (LYDIA TOMKIW, 05/13/16, IB Times)


The leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden had one nation on their minds while attending a summit at the White House on Friday -- Russia -- and its airspace violations and aggressive posturing.

While meeting with President Barack Obama, the leaders all agreed on the need to maintain sanctions against Russia following the illegal annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014 and the start of an ensuing war in Eastern Ukraine that has left more than 9,300 people dead.

Posted by at May 13, 2016 3:34 PM

  

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